In the Middle of the Sea

Now when evening came, the boat was in the middle of the sea; and He was alone on the land. Mark 6:47 The week between Christmas and New Year reminds me of the scene as the disciples were struggling to cross the sea of Galilee . Everything had started out just fine that day. Jesus had taught…

The Light of Christmas

In him was life and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness and the darkness has not overcome it.  John 1:4-5 ESV Often our Christmas celebrations end on Christmas Eve. We’ve remembered the stable, the star, the wise men shepherds and Mary. But Christmas morning after the presents are…

Christmas Eve – 12th Gift – Love

12th Gift of Christmas – The Love of God For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16 We often think of the baby in the manger as the giving of God’s ultimate gift. But looking more…

Looking Ahead – Following Behind

Those who went ahead and those who followed shouted, “Hosanna! Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord!” Mark 10:9 For those of you following my 12 gifts of Christmas series you might be wondering; “Aren’t we getting our 12th gift today?” Sorry! You cannot open your 12th gift until Christmas Eve!…

11th Gift of Christmas – His Star

 When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy Matthew 2:10 Recently the news has been filled with stories of the 2020 “Christmas Star”; which is the almost perfect conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn happening for the first time in 400 years. We have no idea if this was what God used to…